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WHAT EXECS REALLY SAY BY DODGING QUESTIONS

Execs tend to give nonanswers when asked about two things: company performance (especially when it’s been poor) and proprietary information (particularly when competition is fierce).


Social Media Tip: Customers Trust Your Employees' Posts More Than Your Brand's

A formal employee advocacy program can help your business reach job hunters, break silos and boost overall morale through employees' social media posts.


3 Ways to Build Diversity on Your Leadership Bench

Nearly 90% of HR leaders feel their organization has been ineffective or neutral at increasing diversity representation. To overcome that:

  1. Go beyond mentoring.
  2. Increase representation.
  3. Reframe talent processes. 

TOP 200 HIGHEST-PAID CEOS OF PUBLIC COMPANIES IN 2020   

Five of the 10 highest-paid CEOs on the Equilar 200 list led companies that went public in 2020. 


HR's Role: From Processes to People

To build organizational resilience and generate value, HR leaders must do four things:

  • Engage more directly and deeply with employees.
  • Let employees bring their "whole person" to work.
  • Spread decision-making across the organization.
  • Expand their view of "talent" across the whole ecosystem.

The Top 20 Overused Words in Business Communication

Your colleagues will thank you if you cut these 20 words from your vocabulary immediately. 


CYBER THREATS YOUR BIZ NEEDS TO KNOW NOW

Nearly 40% of IT decision-makers said the weak link in their cybersecurity efforts is their own CEO.

In a virtual workplace, cybersecurity must be a top priority for the C-suite. 


24th Annual Global CEO Survey

CEO confidence is growing when it comes to the global economy, but CEOs are anxious about:

  • Cyber threats (71% “extremely concerned”)
  • Regulatory policy uncertainty (51%)
  • Pandemics and other health crises (46%)

Fewer MBAs Taking Jobs With Fossil Fuel Companies

The number of business school grads taking jobs in the oil and gas industry has fallen by 16% since 2019 and 40% since 2006.


STAFF DEVELOPMENT BRINGS 4 COMPANY ADVANTAGES 

Between 71% and 90% of survey respondents say their companies' skill transformations have had four positive outcomes:

  1. The ability to realize company strategy
  2. Employees’ performance
  3. Employees' satisfaction
  4. Reputation as an employer

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